Updated June 9, 2019

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Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish (Buendía) : probably a habitational name from Buendía in Cuenca province, Spain.
  • Spanish (Buendía) : occasionally, a nickname from Spanish bueno ‘good’ + día ‘day’, presumably denoting someone who made frequent use of this salutation. Buendía was also occasionally used as a personal name in the Middle Ages, bestowed on a child as an expression of the parents’ satisfaction at the birth, or for the sake of a good omen.